Thou city of the angels

Thou city of the angels

Author: Bernard of Cluny
Published in 5 hymnals

Author: Bernard of Cluny

Bernard of Morlaix, or of Cluny, for he is equally well known by both titles, was an Englishman by extraction, both his parents being natives of this country. He was b., however, in France very early in the 12th cent, at Morlaix, Bretagne. Little or nothing is known of his life, beyond the fact that he entered the Abbey of Cluny, of which at that time Peter the Venerable, who filled the post from 1122 to 1156, was the head. There, so far as we know, he spent his whole after-life, and there he probably died, though the exact date of his death, as well as of his birth is unrecorded. The Abbey of Cluny was at that period at the zenith of its wealth and fame. Its buildings, especially its church (which was unequalled by any in France); the serv… Go to person page >

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First Line: Thou city of the angels
Author: Bernard of Cluny
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Short Liturgy for Missionary Service ... for the Use of The New Church #d37

The Blue Bird #d36

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The Book of Worship #88

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The Christian Hymnal, Hymns with Tunes for the Services of the Church #154c

The Hosanna #d139

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